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Dozep 25mg Tab

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Medical Description

Dozep 25mg Tab is an antidepressant medicine that is prescribed to manage depression. It may also be prescribed for nerve pain, such as fibromyalgia, anxiety disorders, and to prevent migraines. Dosul...
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Product Summary

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ContainsDosulepin / Dothiepin(25.0 Mg)
UsesDepression, Migraine, Fibromyalgia, Anxiety disorders
Side effectsConstipation, dizziness, dry mouth, feeling sleepy, tired or weak, difficulty peeing, headache
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Dozep 25 MG

  • As per CDSCO, the medicine, Dozep 25 mg Tab has its usage in:
  • Depression
  • Migraine
  • Fibromyalgia - nerve pain
  • Anxiety disorders

Contraindications of Dozep 25 MG

If you have had an allergic reaction to Dozep 25 mg Tab in the past. If you have a heart problem - Dozep 25 mg Tab can make some heart problems worse. If you have porphyria. If you have liver or ki...
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Side effects of Dozep 25 MG

  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Dry mouth
  • Feeling sleepy, tired or weak
  • Difficulty peeing
  • Headache

Precautions and Warnings of Dozep 25 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Dozep 25mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Dozep 25mg Tab is not recommended during pregnancy, as there is limited or no data from its use in pregnant women. Studies on animals, which look at reproductive toxicity, are insufficient.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Dozep 25mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not recommended to take Dozep 25mg Tab when breastfeeding as there is no sufficient data about it. You should always consult your doctor before consuming a Dozep 25mg Tab, as a little amount of the medicine passes through the milk to the infant.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Dozep 25mg Tab?
A:
It is not apparent that Dozep 25mg Tab would adversely affect the ability to drive or operate machinery based on its pharmacodynamic profile and pharmacokinetic profile as well as its postmarket experience. If you experience any drowsiness or dizziness during your course of treatment, you should be cautious and not drive or handle any machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Dozep 25mg Tab?
A:
It is not safe to consume alcohol with Dozep 25mg Tab, as it can cause adverse effects like increased heartbeat, fainting and heartburn.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience side effects.
  • You have severe liver or kidney disease or problems, seek medical advice before taking Dozep 25mg Tab.
  • You conceive during the course of the medicine or are planning a pregnancy.
  • Dozep 25mg Tab is not meant to be used in children below 18 years of age.
  • After taking Dozep 25mg Tab, you should follow a consistent sleep schedule every day.

Mode of Action of Dozep 25 MG

How Does It Work?

The active ingredient present in Dozep 25mg Tab is Dosulepin. Dozep 25mg Tab works by increasing chemical messengers(neurotransmitters) that stabilise and elevate your mood levels in the brain. It als...
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Directions for Use of Dozep 25 MG

  • Dozep 25mg Tab should be taken orally as directed by your physician.
  • Your doctor will decide the dosage of the medicine and duration of treatment on the basis of your health history, age and other factors.
  • The tablet is to be swallowed whole. It is not meant to be chewed or crushed.
  • It is recommended to take Dozep 25mg tablet after meals. Ideally, one hour after a meal, with a full glass of water.
  • Make sure to take your medicine at a fixed time every day and miss or double any dose.

Interactions of Dozep 25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Dozep 25mg Tab may interact with other medicines:
  • Antidepressants - phenelzine, iproniazid, isocarboxazid, nialamide, imipramine, and desipramine and tranylcypromine.
  • Medicines used for Parkinson's disease - selegiline.
  • Medicine used to manage manic-depressive disorder- tryptophan, lithium.
  • Medicines used for migraines - Sumatriptan
  • Medicines used for severe pain - tramadol,
  • Medicines used for stomach ulcers - Cimetidine, lansoprazole, and omeprazole
  • Medicines used for fungal infections - fluconazole
  • Medicines used to reduce the risk of stroke - ticlopidine
  • Medicines used for the heart - Flecainide, propafenone
  • St. John's Wort, which is a herbal remedy used to manage depression
  • Blood-thinning medicines - warfarin, dipyridamole, and phenprocoumon
  • Pain killers
  • Antimalarials - Mefloquine
  • Antibiotics - azithromycin
  • Medicines that decrease the blood levels of potassium or magnesium, as they increase the risk of life-threatening heart rhythm disorders

Interactions with food items

  • Dozep 25mg Tab may interact with multi-mineral or any other herbal and ayurvedic supplements. So, if you are using any of the over the counter items, please tell your doctor.

Storage and disposal of Dozep 25 MG

In cases of overdose, excitability may be observed. Symptoms of a neurological and cardiovascular nature may be observed as well. The symptoms that may occur as a result of overdose include drowsiness...
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Dosage of Dozep 25 MG

Overdose

  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it’s time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the regular dosage. You should not take the missed dosage plus the regular d...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Anuj Tiwari

MBBS, DNB Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I feel better now. Can I stop taking the tablet? If not, then how do I stop taking dozep 25 mg tab?

A: If you're considering discontinuing Dozep 25mg Tab, you should talk to your doctor first. Abruptly stopping the use of Dozep 25mg Tab can cause additional side effects. To discontinue the medicine, your doctor will reduce the dosage gradually over 4 weeks. Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting with your doctor.

Q: Does Dozep 25 mg tab cause weight gain?

  • As Dozep 25mg Tab makes you feel hungry, it may cause weight gain for some people. This may vary among individuals as some people might feel less hungry after taking it.
Product Details
Brand
DOZEP
Expires on or After
17/08/2022

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